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Anne Wade, MLIS

Part-time Faculty, Education
LTK+ Global Manager, Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance


Anne Wade, MLIS
Office: S-GA 1221 
Grey Nuns Annex,
1211-1215 St-Mathieu St.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2885
Email: anne.wade@concordia.ca
Availability: 9 to 5pm, Monday to Friday via email.

Research Interests

Information Literacy, Early Literacy, Educational Technology, Online learning, Self Regulated Learning


Teaching Activities

Advanced Online Information Retrieval, 3 credit course for Diploma and undergraduate students, Library Studies Dept., Concordia University, Jan. - May 1995 (I designed this new course).

 

Automated Library Systems I, 3 credit course for Diploma and undergraduate students, Library Studies Dept., Sept. - Dec. 1994 and 1995. (I redesigned this course.)

 

Automated Library Systems II, 3 credit course for Diploma and undergraduate students, Library Studies Dept., Jan. - May 1995, 1996, and 1997. (I redesigned this course.)

 

Circulation, 3 credit course for CEGEP students, Documentation and Library Systems, John Abbott College, Aug-Dec. 1997.

 

Indexing and Abstracting, 3 credit course for Diploma and undergraduate students, Library Studies Dept., Concordia University, Sept.-Dec., 1997.


Introductory Information Literacy Skills (formerly: Library Research Practices: Developing Information Literacy Skills) [Online format], Co-designed (with Joanne Locke) and taught 3 credit course for undergraduate students, eConcordia, 2011 – Present

 

Introduction to Library Research Practices, 3 credit course for non-Library Studies undergraduate students, Education/Information Studies Dept., Concordia University, 1994 - 2004.

 

Library Research Practices in Education, (Adaptation of Introduction to Library Research Practices)

required 3 credit course for Child Study undergraduate students, Education Dept., Concordia University, 2003-2013.


Online Information Retrieval, 3 credit course for Diploma and undergraduate students, Library Studies Dept., Concordia University, Jan. - May 1993.

 

Reference: Bibliographic Control, 3 credit course for Diploma students, Library Studies Dept., Concordia University, Sept. - Dec.1993, 1994 and 1995.

 

Special Topics in Libraries: Alternative Careers for Librarians, 3 credit course for Diploma and undergraduate students, Library Studies Dept. Concordia University, Jan. - May 1994. 




Publications

Journals (since 2012)

Abrami, P.C., Wade, A., Lysenko, L., WaGioko, M., Kiforo, E., Iminza, R., & Marsh, J. (under review). The Learning Toolkit Plus: An overview. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology. Special issue.

Lysenko, L., Abrami, P.C., Wade, A., Iminza, R., & Kiforo, E. (under review). Self-regulated learning in Kenyan classrooms: A test of a process e-portfolio. International Journal of Instruction.

Xin, G., Cheung, A.C. K., Abrami, P.C., Wade, A. (under review) Examining the impact of ABRACADEBRA (ABRA), as a gamed-based online literacy program, on primary school students in rural Hunan, China. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning. Special issue.

Lysenko, L., Abrami, P.C., Wade, A., Kiforo, E., & Iminza, R. (in press). Emergent Literacy in Math (ELM): Learning numeracy with interactive technology in Kenya grade-one classes. International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education.

Lysenko, L., Abrami, P.C., & Wade, A. (in press). Sustainability and scalability of digital tools for learning: The Learning Toolkit Plus in Kenya. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology.

Iminza, R., Lysenko, L., Wade, A., & Abrami, P.C. (in press). Implementing interactive literacy software in Kenya early childhood education classes. International Journal of Education and Development

Uribe-Banda, C. Wood, E., Gottardo, A.,  Wade, A. Iminza R. & WaGĩokõ, M.  (in press). Evaluating teachers’ learning, perceptions, and cultural differences following  professional development for early literacy software. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology

Wood, E., Vica, C., Gottardo, A., Iminza, R., Kiforo, E., & Wade, A. (2022). Perceptions and pedagogical considerations in professional development training for integration of an early literacy program in Kenya. Oxford Education review.

Lysenko, L.,  Abrami, P.C.,  Wade, A., Kiforo, E., & Iminza, R. (2021) Emergent Literacy in Mathematics (ELM): Learning numeracy with interactive technology in Kenya grade-one classes. Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology.

Wade, A., Lysenko, L., & Abrami, P.C. (2020). Developing information literacy skills in elementary students using the web-based Inquiry Strategies for the Information Society of the Twenty-first Century (ISIS-21). Journal of Information Literacy14(2), 96-127. https://doi.org/10.11645/14.2.2754  

Lysenko, L., Abrami, P.C., Wade, A., Marsh, J., Wagioko, M. & Kiforo, E. (2019.) Promoting young Kenyans growth in literacy in educational technology: A tale of two years of implementation. International Journal of Educational Research, 95, 179-189. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijer.2019.02.013

Pickup D. I., Bernard R. M., Borokhovski E., Wade A. C., Tamim R. M. (2018). Systematically searching empirical literature in the social sciences: Results from two meta-analyses within the domain of education. Rossiiskii psikhologicheskii zhurnal – Russian Psychological Journal, 15(4), 245–265. https://doi.org/10.21702/rpj.2018.4.10

Mak, B., Cheung, A., Guo, X., Abrami, P. C., & Wade, A. (2017). Examining the impact of the
ABRACADABRA (ABRA) web-based literacy programme on Primary ESL school students in Hong Kong. Education and Information Technologies22(6), 2671-2691. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10639-017-9620-3

Cheung, A., Mak, B. Abrami, P.C., Wade, A. & Lysenko, L. (2016). The effectiveness of the ABRACADABRA (ABRA) web-based literacy program on primary school students in Hong Kong. Journal of Interactive Learning Research. 27(3), 219-245.   https://www.learntechlib.org/p/151937/

Lysenko, L., Rosenfield, S., Dedic, H., Savard, A., Idan, E., Abrami, P.C., Wade, C. A., & Naffi, N. (2016). Using interactive software to teach foundational mathematical skills. Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice. 15, 19-34. http://www.jite.org/documents/Vol15/JITEv15IIPp019-034Lysenko2154.pdf

Abrami, P.C., Bernard, R.B., Borokhovski, E., Waddington, D., Wade, A., & Persson, T. (2015). Strategies for teaching students to think critically: A meta analysis. Review of Educational Research, 85(20, 275-314. http://dx.doi.org/10.3102/0034654314551063

Abrami, P.C., Ang’ondi, E. K., Gioko, A. M., Marsh, J., Wade, A. (2014). A Study of ABRACADABRA Early Literacy Software in Mombasa, Kenya. In 9th International Conference on ICT for Development, Education & Training E learning Conference 28-30 May 2014, Speke Resort and Conference Center, Kampala Uganda.

Abrami, P.C., Wade, A., Lysenko, L., Marsh, J., & Gioko, A. (2014). Using educational technology to develop early literacy skills in Sub-saharan Africa. Education and Information Technologies, 21, 945-964.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10639-014-9362-4

Lysenko, L., Borokhovski, E., Abrami, P., & Wade, A. (2014). Improving literacy skills with ABRACADABRA. Perspectives on Language and Literacy, 11-15.

Abrami, P.C., Bures, E., Idan, E., Meyer, E., Venkatesh, V.. & Wade, A. (2013). Electronic portfolio encouraging active reflective learning. In R. Azevedo (Ed.) International handbook of metacognition and learning technologies. New York: Springer Science Business Media. 

Abrami, P.C., Venkatesh, V., Meyer, E., & Wade, A. (2013). Using electronic portfolios to foster literacy and self regulated learning skills in elementary students.  Journal of Educational Psychology. 105(4), 1108-1209.

Brook, J., Lau, E., Ferretti, J., Upitis, R., Anderson, M., Saario, H., Lopinski, J., Wade, A., Fountain, J., Idan, E. (2013). Making music with iSCORE: Support materials for teachers. Yarker, ON: Wintergreen Studios.

Meyer, E.M., Wade, A., & Abrami, P.C (2013). Teaching with electronic portfolios to develop 21st century literacies. LEARNing Landscapes, 6(2), 265-280.

Venkatesh, V., Bures, E., Davidson, A.L., Wade, A., Lysenko, L. &. Abrami, P.C. (2013). Electronic Portfolio Encouraging Active and Reflective Learning: A case study in improving academic self-regulation through innovative use of educational technologies. In A. Ritzhaupt & S. Kumar (Eds). Cases on educational technology implementation for facilitating learning. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Lysenko, L., Bures, E., Idan, E., Wade, A., Abrami, P. & Meyer, E. (2012). An electronic portfolio for teachers: Design and preliminary assessment. In Proceedings of world conference on eLearning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2012 (pp. 1133-1142). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Wade, A., Locke, J., & Devey, P. (2012). An online information literacy course for undergraduates: Early experiences. Proceedings of the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress 2012. Helsinki, Finland. Available: http://conference.ifla.org/ifla78

Lebel, C., Abrami, P.C., Wade, A. & Meyer, E. (2012). ePEARL: An electronic portfolio encouraging self-regulation. In the proceedings of the sixth colloquium of le Centre interuniversitaire de recherche en technologies d'apprentissage (CIRTA). Quebec: CIRTA.

Media (since 2012)

UNESCO. (2021, June 11). Distance and digital learning during COVID-19 crisis: UNESCO Literacy Prizes laureates share their experiences [Wade quoted]. https://en.unesco.org/news/distance-and-digital-learning-during-covid-19-crisis-unesco-literacy-prizes-laureates-share

Maestracci, V. (2020, Aug. 7) Concordia helps adapt literacy programming to the reality of COVID-19 school closures in Kenya: ABRA@Home trains teachers to bring lessons to the homes of young learners and their families. [Wade quoted]. NOW News. https://www.concordia.ca/news/stories/2020/08/07/concordia-helps-adapt-literacy-programming-to-the-reality-of-covid-19-school-closures-in-kenya.html

Brennan, J. (2020, Apr. 9). Concordia’s literacy tools are a key part of the Government of Quebec’s new online learning portal for the pandemic. [Wade quoted]. NOW News. Available: http://www.concordia.ca/news/stories/2020/04/09/concordias-literacy-tools-are-key-to-the-government-of-quebecs-new-online-learning-portal-for-the-pandemic.html?c=/research/learning-performance/news

Rolfe, K. (2019, July 5). Concordia researchers evaluate their work to improve literacy rates in Kenya. [Wade quoted]. NOW News. Available: http://www.concordia.ca/news/stories/2019/07/05/concordia-researchers-evaluate-their-work-to-improve-litearcy-rates-in-kenya.html?c=/research/learning-performance

Van der Linde, D. (2019, June 18). Concordia spurs innovation in Africa: Students, research and partnerships play larger role in infrastructure, education, economic progress [Wade quoted].. Concordia University Magazine. Available: http://www.concordia.ca/cunews/offices/vpaer/aar/2019/06/18/concordia-spurs-innovation-in-africa.html?c=alumni-friends/magazine

Downey, F. (2013, March 12). Our leaders in e-Learning [Wade quoted]. NOW News. Available: http://www.concordia.ca/now/what-we-do/teaching/20130312/our-leaders-in-e-learning.php


Professional Activities

  • Science Insights Education Frontiers, Editorial Board, 2020, September -

    Concordia University. Faculty of Arts and Science Tribunal Pool. June 1, 2019 – May 31, 2021.

  • Max Bell Foundation. Reviewer. 2009 – present.

  • Quebec Library Association/L'Association des bibliothécaires du Québec. Treasurer. 2012 – June, 2020.

  • Quebec Library Association/L'Association des bibliothécaires du Québec. Executive member. 2009-2020.

  • Quebec Library Association/L'Association des bibliothécaires du Québec. Board member. 2007-2020.

  • Research Synthesis Methods, Associate Editor, 2013 – 2018.

  • GradProSkills, Fellow, 2013 – 2017.

  • Campbell Collaboration. Education Coordinating Group. IRMG liaison, 2004 - 2016.

  • iSCORE Advisory Board, Member, 2012 – 2015.

  • Research Synthesis & Methods. Editorial Board. 2009 - 2013.

  • Quebec Library Association/L'Association des bibliothécaires du Québec. Past President. 2011 - 2012.

  • Quebec Library Association/L'Association des bibliothécaires du Québec. Chair. Awards. 2011 – 2012.

  • Quebec Library Association/L'Association des bibliothécaires du Québec. Chair. Nominations. 2011 – 2012.

  • McGill University Student Mentorship Program, Mentor, 2009 - 2012

  • Quebec. Ministère de l’Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport. Inquiry Process Project Committee. Member. 2010-2011.

  • ePortfolio & Identity Conference Planning Committee (London, UK). 2011.

  • Quebec. Ministère de l’Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport. Provincial Advisory Council on Teachers of English, ABQLA rep. 2010–2011.

  • Quebec Library Association/L'Association des bibliothécaires du Québec. President. 2010 - 2011.

  • The Partnership eJournal. Editor-in-Chief Search Committee. 2010.

  • The Partnership: The Provincial and Territorial Library Associations of Canada. ABQLA rep. 2009 – 2012.

  • Quebec Library Association/L'Association des bibliothécaires du Québec. Strategic Planning Committee. Chair. 2009 – 2011.

  • APA Advisory Council. APA Award for Excellence in Librarianship. 2009 – 2010.

  • Campbell Collaboration. Information Retrieval Methods Group.  Co-convenor, 2006 - 2012.

  • Campbell Collaboration. Information Retrieval Methods Group. Member, 2004 - 2012.

  • Quebec Library Association/L'Association des bibliothécaires du Québec. Vice-President. 2009-2010.

  • Quebec Library Association/L'Association des bibliothécaires du Québec.  Conference Committee. Chair. 2009-2010.

  • Learning Forum London, Program Committee, 2009 - 2010.

  • ePortfolio & Digital Identity conference (Montreal, QC; May 5-7, 2008). Member of the Scientific Committee. 2008.

  • iLearning Forum. Reviewer. 2008.

  • Campbell Collaboration. C2 SPECTR Task Force. Member, 2006.

  • Anglophone School Board-University-MEQ Focus Day, Co-Facilitator, 2004.

  • Eastern Canada ePortfolio Working Forum, Co-Chair, November 13-14, 2004.

  • Special Libraries Association, Eastern Canada Chapter, Co-Chair Web committee, 2002-2004.

  • Special Libraries Association, Eastern Canada Chapter, Past-President, 2002-2003.

  • Special Libraries Association, Eastern Canada Chapter, Co-Chair Nominations Committee, 2002-2003.

  • McGill Library and Information Studies. Advisory Board, SLA rep., 2001-2002

  • Special Libraries Association, Eastern Canada Chapter, President, 2001-2002.

  • Concordia University, Education Dept., Curriculum Committee, Part-time rep, 2000-2002.

  • Special Libraries Association, Eastern Canada Chapter, President-Elect, 2000-2001.

  • Dawson College, Adaptech Project, Advisory Board, Member, 1999-2007.

  • Special Libraries Association, Eastern Canada Chapter, International Committee, Chair, 1999-2000

  • Special Libraries Association, Eastern Canada Chapter, Scholarship Committee, Chair, 1999-2000.

  • Special Libraries Association, Eastern Canada Chapter, SLA/QLA Christmas Fund-raiser for CODE, Co-Chair, 1998-2006.

  • Special Libraries Association, Eastern Canada Chapter, Program Committee, Chair, 1998-1999.

  • Special Libraries Association, Eastern Canada Chapter, Scholarship Committee, Member, 1996-1999.

  • Concordia University, Library Studies Advisory Committee, Member Ex-Officio, 1995-1996.

  • Concordia University, Part-time Faculty Appraisal Committee, Library Studies, 1995-1996.

  • Special Libraries Association, Eastern Canada Chapter, Advisory Board member, 1994-2004.

  • Special Libraries Association, Eastern Canada Chapter, Treasurer, Executive Committee, 1994-1998.

  • Concordia University, Curriculum Committee, Library Studies, 1994-1996.

  • Concordia University, Departmental Personnel Committee, Library Studies, 1994-1996.

  • Concordia University, Library Studies Appraisal Committee, Member Ex-Officio, 1994-1996.

  • Concordia University, Search Committee (Search for Director), Library Studies. 1994.

  • Special Library Association, Eastern Canada Chapter, Programme Committee, 1993-1994.


Awards

  • 2017 Research Professionals Excellence Awards, First place. Québec Fonds Société et culture.
  • Anne Galler Award for Outstanding Library Service. (2016). Québec Library Association.
  • Volunteer of Distinction. (2013). English Montreal School Board.
  • APA Excellence in Librarianship Award. (2008). American Psychological Association.
  • Member of the Year (2000), Eastern Canada Chapter, Special Libraries Association

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